News and Updates

Here’s where you’ll find the latest news and information from the Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition.

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Warner Petroleum Bringing Biodiesel to the Great Lakes

Environmentally friendly biodiesel supports sustainable shipping As a major fuel supplier to the Great Lakes, Michigan-based Warner Petroleum is poised to have a major impact on sustainable maritime shipping by promoting biodiesel to its customers.  Virtually every commercial vessel operating on the Great Lakes depends on fuel from Warner Petroleum and its family of companies. […]

Clean Fuels’ Vergara to Retire

Clean Fuels Alliance America announced Sept. 8 that Floyd Vergara, Clean Fuels’ director of state governmental affairs, plans to retire at the end of September.  Vergara has an accomplished career in the clean-fuels industry with nearly four decades of experience. He currently manages the West Coast office in Sacramento, California, and leads the team responsible […]

Gevo Receives USDA Climate-Smart Commodities Grant for Farm-to-Flight Program

Gevo Inc. announced Sept. 6 that it has finalized and executed a Notice of Grant and Agreement Award with USDA for a Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities grant of up to $30 million for Gevo’s Climate-Smart Farm-to-Flight Program. This program is aimed at tracking and quantifying the carbon-intensity (CI) impact of climate-smart practices while creating market […]

Chevron Renewable Energy Group Celebrates First Anniversary

On the high-speed highway of innovation, it’s easy to miss the mile markers. Stopping for a scenic overlook is often overlooked but critical to appreciate our journey to a lower-carbon future. Few know that better than the members of the Chevron Renewable Energy Group as they celebrate their first anniversary. Chevron REG is one of […]

Momentum Building for Biodiesel Expansion in Michigan

A host of new initiatives is paving the way toward expanded biodiesel use in Michigan. Last month, about 70 state policymakers, Detroit city officials, clean-air stakeholders and others joined a marine biodiesel tour on the Detroit River to learn about these initiatives. The tour was hosted by Michigan Advanced Biofuels Coalition (MiABC), in partnership with […]

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel as a Lower Carbon Strategy

Lowering carbon emissions has become more than just an industry trend. For several years, carriers, shippers and brokers across all modes have become increasingly focused on reducing carbon emissions. It’s just good business practice in a competitive landscape where customers are looking to reduce their scope 3 emissions and to be in compliance with requirements. […]
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